Under the type of Joshua, the restoration of the Church,
Zechariah 3:1 And he shewed me Iesua the hye prest standyng before the angel of the lord and Satan stode at his ryght hand to resyst hym. Zechariah 3:2 And the Lord sayde vnto Satan. The Lorde reproue the (thou Satan,) yee, the Lorde that hath chosen Ierusalem, reproue the. Is not thys a brand taken out of the fyre? Zechariah 3:3 Nowe Iesua was clothed in vncleane raiment, and stode before the aungel Zechariah 3:4 whych answered and sayde vnto those that stode before hym, take awaye the foule clothes from hym. And vnto him he sayde. Beholde, I haue taken awaye thy synne from þe and wyl decke the wyth chaung of rayment. Zechariah 3:5 He sayde moreouer, sett a fayre myter vpon hys heade. So they set a fayre myter vpon hys heade, & put on clothes vpon hym, and þe angel of the Lord stode there. Zechariah 3:6 Then þe angel of the Lord testifyed vnto Iesua, and spake Zechariah 3:7 thus sayeth the Lord of hostes. If thou wilt walke in my wayes, & kepe my watch: thou shalte rule my house, & kepe my courtes, & I wyll geue the place amonge these that stande here.
Christ the Branch is promised.
Zechariah 3:8 Heare (O Iesua) thou hye preste, thou and thy frends that dwell before the, for they are wonderous people. Behold, I wyl bring forth the braunches of my seruaunt: Zechariah 3:9 for lo, þe stone þt I haue layed before Iesua: vpon one stone shalbe .vii. eyes. Beholde I wyl hewe hym out (sayeth the Lorde of hoostes) & take awaye the synne of the lande in one day. Zechariah 3:10 Then shal euery man cal for his neyghbour vnder the vyne and vnder the fyggtre, sayth the Lorde of hoostes: